GCHQ has started a campaign using social media websites Facebook and Twitter to recruit future cyber spies. The campaign, called ‘Can You Crack It?', which has gone viral on Facebook and Twitter, invites people to visit the canyoucrackit.co.uk website; they are then greeted with a grid with 160 pairs of random letters and numbers.
Research in Motion has announced that it is looking into the PlayBook jailbreak claims made by some hackers online. Jailbreak or sometimes called ‘rooting' involves hacking into a computing device special software, which gives users the ability to install custom operating system and applications on the device.
Hewlett Packard plans to anounce its judgement on the fate of webOS platform within the next two weeks. The computer giant's CEO Meg Whitman, in an interview with Le Figaro, informed that HP will reveal its plans for the operating system in another two weeks.
GamePro owner IDG Games, recently, declared that they are shutting down the magazine in the coming month. The very popular 1990s magazine will also shut down its website in next five days. After releasing another issue of the quarterly, the hugely successful gaming magazine will bid adieu.
Facebook, recently unveiled few stats regarding the Open Graph initiative that lets the users share whatever they are reading online with their friends. It was in the month of September this year when Facebook, at F8, declared that they are working on developing a new app for its media partners that will allow various newspapers like the Independent, the Guardian and the New York Times to get information regarding which articles published by them were read by Facebook users.